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CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
values and commitments. and if we refocus our energies on building an economy that grows for everybody, and gives every child in this country a fair chance at success, then i remain confident that the future still looks brighter than the past, and that the best days for this country we love are still ahead. [applause] thank you, everybody. god bless you. god bless america. [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> house speaker john boehner criticized democrats and president obama yesterday for failing to pass legislation to create jobs and grow the economy. here is what he said on the house floor. the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for one minute. the speaker: mr. speaker, the american people work hard and they've got a right to expect their elected representatives to do the same. house republicans are listening. to date the house has passed nearly 150 bills this congress that the united states senate has failed to act on. many of them would help our economy
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 3:30pm PST
're causing them to become this part of perpetual unemployed group in our economy. while it seems good, it does a disselfto the people you're trying to help. >> uh, no. welcome to the real world, senator, where there are still three job applicants for every one job out there, cutting the lifeline for active job seekers there not magically create, but it will put -- cutting unemployment benefits? that is a five ho ho ho, newt gingrich. first, let me say i believe there are things we could do to dramatically improve the impact. to actually prepare people for getting to work and versus a better job in the future. but took in the crossfire, weapon hawaii's democratic governor, neil abercrombie, and tim pawlenty, in a different life another colleague of mine. we're delighted to have both of you here this evening. governor, economists like larry summers, who was an adviser both to president obama and before that to president clinton have concluded that long-term unemployment compensation actually reduces participate in the work force and makes it harder for the economy to grow. what's your r
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am EST
about this later in this half-hour? get the economy strong enough, wringing hands over federal reserve losses? charles: we are making the transition to a faster economy, the period when you hand the fed driven rally to the economy, weeks or months, and the bias will be to the downside. dagen: the fourth. and football. a missed call last week. and new technology on the field for the nfl. connell: cold weather driving that energy, we will have the forecast and latest on the market impact coming up as we continue on markets now. no one is talking about a down market but here are some winners on the s&p 500. dagen: this is what is coming up on the next half-hour of new technology that can help nfl officials and change the game looks, potentially. leading the charge as energy prices react to the bitter cold in thin the midwest. and not great news for stocks. we will dig into that even further. and a 1% on your christmas list who loves coffee? they gift for them. in short supply this year than even last. nicole: that is right. this will be hot demand item. seems somewhat irrational to some a
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
, subsequent roads, transit and water investments helped fuel our economy and tie the nation together. more recently, the failure to address long-term funding has also been bipartisan. the bush administration ignored strong recommendations from their own private sector experts that they impaneled to give advice. although the obama administration did request and employ some modest funding in the recovery act and has proposed an infrastructure bank and talked extensively and i think sincerely about the need for investment, what has been lacking has been a specific concrete proposal from either party to address infrastructure financing in america. while the political maneuvering has secured here in washington, the gap in the highway trust fund has been growing and conditions of our roads, bridges and transit systems have been deteriorating. this puts america at a competitive disadvantage, complicates the movement of goods and people and contributes to congestion and pollution. at the same time, the needs grow, the resources are in significant decline. the gas tax has not been increased since t
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm EST
if this fragile economy had any legs. now we're seeing those legs. one thing i was really encouraged by was the slight increase in labor force participation rate. you can see that across a lot of h-cohorts. the only one that went down was initial one 16 to 25. other than that the other cohorts they were rising. that sort of increase lakreescrease legitimizes increase. >> and people retiring who might have stayed in the labor force during the recession. things look like better. they're retiring. the unemployment being where it is may stay down there despite the upward pressure may not be as high as some thought. haum more months before we hit 6.5% on the unemployment rate? >> i have believed for a long time we'll see 6.5% unemployment rate by the fourth quarter. keep in mind, even with today's federal reserve flow of funds data showing another record increase in household network worth. a lot of people that lost money in the financial crisis they got it back and are even ahead of the game and they're feeling more comfortable. this they want to retire they're retire.
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
, good news about the economy, two brand new snapshots of the u.s. economy, both striking ones. the gdp, the gross domestic product shot up 3.6% in the third quarter and a second report is showing the best private sector jobs growth all year. zain asher will join us had ffrw york in a minute. probably means the friday jobs market numbers will be very good. those numbers come out tomorrow. >>> the fight to close that wage gap heats up today, in just about two hours thousands of fast food workers are expected to protest in 100 cities across the country, from new york city to new orleans, to oakland, trying to pressure employers into paying a livable wage of $15 an hour. now they've got a powerful ally on their side, president obama. >> we know that we're going to have a greater and greater portion of our people in the service sector and we know that there are airport workers and fast food workers and nurse assistants and retail sales people who work their tails off and are still living at or barely above poverty. that's why it's well past the time to raise a minimum wage. >> but the messa
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
house. president obama is renewing his call to raise the minimum wage. >> making sure our economy works for every working american. >> reporter: the national restaurant association says most fast food workers are happy and labor unions are staining these demonstrations. >> you cannot be an employee and be demanding salary based on your needs. salaries have to be based on the economy and what the economy in the area can bear. >> reporter: organizers say they are planning more protests in the future. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >> well, the stars sure came out last night in rockefeller center. the christmas tree is now in place. mayor michael bloomberg turned on the lights that illuminated a dazzling display of 45,000 multicolored led lights. it's a 76-foot spruce tree from connecticut. it is part of a ceremony that dates back to 1933. this tree you see here will be on display till january 7. afterward it is will be milled into lumber and it will be donated to habitat for humanity. >>> the holiday decorations are up inside the white house. first lady michele obama helped us
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am EST
by just 165 votes. today president obama is heading in to talk about the economy. here's a look at the arts and recreation campus. he will be speaking a few minutes from now. we don't expect him to make specific announcements, but he will urge congress to pass a budget and extend unemployment by the end of the year. three house committees are holding hearings that focus on the affordable care act's roll out. republicans in the committee say issues with healthcare.gov prove they can't handle undertakings. democrats disagree with that. >> we have before us an example of something that may be too big to swallow even for the u.s. federal government. >> our country's experience with social security in 1935, medicare in 1965 and a prescription drug program in 2005 democrats the government is capable of overcoming the initial problems with the implementation. >> president obama insists the program is working well. he spoke in front of people who said have benefitted from the new law and works well for the ma jorit of users. as you heard, republicans remain skeptical and you are hearing
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
a floundering economy. there is one area that can help break the logjam, not solve all our problems, certainly, but help us significantly along the way. congress should address the critical needs of our nation's infrastructure deficit. roads, bridges, transit systems are all increasingly at risk. we are facing an inadequate state of repair, construction of new facilities are on hold and we are losing ground in meeting our own needs, let alone the challenges of global competition. yet, this challenge is an opportunity for some potential progress. we know what to do to meet this challenge. we can write a new transportation bill that will meet today's needs. it just needs more money. there is a vast coalition that supports additional resources for infrastructure. the so-called special interests that are so often at odds are remarkably aligned when it comes time to recognize and fix this problem. business, labor, professional groups, local government, environmentalists, truckers, bicyclists all agree. the paralysis that surrounds questions of raising taxes does not necessarily need to apply in thi
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> good economy. >> a better economy. a lot of people say they don't feel it. a better than expected jobs report pushed the dow nearly 200 points higher on friday. >> you know why 203,000 jobs were added to payrolls in november. way better than expected. the jobless rate, that ticked significantly lower to 7%. that is the lowest it's been in five years. we have more on how it's affecting wall street. good morning, zain. >> well, poppy and victor, it was a big week for the economy. car sales rose, new home sales soared and friday, unemployment rate druopped to 7%. that's the lowest since 2008. earlier this year, unemployment declined a lot of people got discouraged and weren't counted. the economy has added more than 2 million jobs this year, the best since 2005 and the gains not just in low-rate sectors. a lot in education and health care, professional services like accountants and travel agents. and hiring in manufacturing is strongest since last year. wages are up and americans are working less hours. the list goes on. the report pushed the dow up 200 points friday. the federal reserve
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am PST
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FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
care policy, 59% of americans disapprove. 37% approve. on the economy, a whopping 65% disapprove. 31% approve. and on immigration policy, 60% disapprove of the president's take, just 32% approve. so you can see the president is standing among americans is at its lowest point ever. the question now becomes can the republican party capitalize in the grand ole party still divided between so-called moderate republicans and committed conservatives. the brawl has been going on for years. and right now the tea party is right in the middle of it. according to real clear politics average, a possible presidential candidates. chris christie a moderate is ahead at 189 percent. conservative rand paul 17%. senator ted cruz 12%. florida senator marco rubio 12%. congressman paul ryan 11%. and jeb bush 10.5%: all these men have a chance to run against hillary clinton in 2016. mrs. clinton is far ahead of any democratic challenger and will remain so. with americans disenchanted by obama care and a bad economy, it would seem the republicans would have some momentum, but they don't. because there is no
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
industry is a $200 billion industry and one of the most profitable industries in our economy today. mcdonald's, for example, which pays its workers a median wage of less than $9 an hour posted $5.5 billion in profits last year and compensated its ceo almost $14 million. so clearly, the money is there in the corporation and the question is how do we get that to trickle down to workers above poverty wages. >> it makes sense and on the other end, the way the business models is set up, that's not the way the world is working right now and they've talked about this debate. you heard katy say it, and economists that i've seen crunch the numbers have said the cost of a burger and fries would go up 10% to 20%. the franchise association says 25% to 50% and that ultimately, though, their big argument says this will lead to the loss of entry-level jobs. does it have to? >> it doesn't have to, and we know that when you give workers a wage and especially low-wage workers. wage increase and they spend that money and put it right back into the economy. those are the workers that eat at the establishm
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
sales promotions. christine romans is here with the good news. >> automakers saw the economy is getting better and they think it will keep getting better next year and that is great for auto sales. when you look at car sales, it really gives you a clue into the minds of the consumer. you don't just spend $38,000 on something casually. you need access to credit, confidence about your job, a ro reason to do it. very good numbers for november. 14% year over year increase for gm, that's great. ford, up 7%. chrysler, up 16%. and it wasn't just the incentives. there were good incentives. about $2500 on average was the incentive to get out there and buy a car. big advertising for black friday. a lot of people went to the showrooms, that helped. but this is really a recovering economy story. and pent up demand story. and you're hearing it from the automakers who are looking at the a good 2014, as well. their stocks reflecting it, too. >> absolutely. so the auto bailout was a good idea? we all remember back in 2008 when mitt romney said let detroit go bankrupt and there was a big partisan fight.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
will go to your blog. >>> the struggling economy has some communities thinking of breaking away. a wealthy community in baton rouge is thinking of breaking away. it's been tried in new york, los angeles, indiana. >> jeffrey lee doesn't miss a moment with his grandchildren. although they are not in school he knows education is the key to life. >> i want them to go to school. >> it's a challenge in a city where 60% of public schoolchildren are not learning at grade level. >> it's one of the worst school systems in the state. how many generations of children do you disserve before you say, "let's try something different." lionel rainey is pushing for a different plan for better schools. by breaking away from baton rouge, and starting a new city. the city of st george would encompass an unincorporated area home to a fifth of the residents, it would control and run schools with its own tax residence. >> it's not about starting a city, it's about education. >> it's about 100% total about education. we came into this saying we want to take accountability for the schools in our area >> critics say
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
as an economy in growth and per capita terms that all of the major economies for a system that delivered less effective outcomes for a smaller percentage of our population. in short, quoting somebody i know well, we were spending more each year and getting less. our economy suffered, families suffered, and all of it was unnecessary. as president obama has said, fighting to deliver quality, affordable health insurance and the security that comes with it to every american is paramount. this is about making sure that everyone in the united states gets a fair shake, and it's about the economic imperative as we continue to rebuild our economy and build a better bargain for the middle class. that's what the affordable care act does, by using touchtone american values of transparency and competition to improve health care protection, and affordability to those americans who already have insurance, and to provide new affordable care options for consumers who either don't have it or want to switch their insurance. we finally put in place real solutions that have been at work for generations, and we wi
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 12:00pm EST
as an economy with the growth and per capita terms for a system that delivered last effective outcomes for a smaller percentage of the population. in short, quoting someone i know well, we were spending more each year and getting less. economies suffered and all of it was unnecessary. fighting to deliver quality affordable care and the security that comes with it to every american is paramount. making sure everyone gets a fair shake and as we continue to rebuild our economy and a better middle class and that is what the affordable care act does by using touchtone american values of transparency and competition to improve health care protections and affordability for those americans who already have insurance and to provide new affordable care act and sort consumers who don't have the -- for consumers who don't have it or want to switch their insurance. we finally put in place real solutions that will continue for decades to come. reforming the system is not an easy task. i have worked on many complicated issues. peace in the middle east, iran, but it deals. -- and budget deals. reformi
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
coming over here and competing in the gobble economy. education is at the core of this and goes to connecting that bond that has been broken. >> you have all this evidence that's truly offensive. take the detroit pension ruling. so we know what the ruling was and we know what the effect may be on people's pensions. they will be cut. city employees, firefighters, no matter how the pension deal was cut years ago the pensions will be cut. but before the pensioners receive their pension who gets paid first? the bond holders, the banks, the big boys and then, then the pensioners will get paid. there's something just deeply flawed with what's been going on in this country and it's not one party or the other, it's the whole system and it's a couple of decades that it's been going on. >> there's a suspicion the people who have been having these massive hikes in their compensation packages are not reinvesting necessarily in job growth and productivity. they are actually -- it feels to a lot of americans on main street like funny money, it's getting recycled, reput into investment funds t
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
by president bush and more by president obama and the struggles with the economy and everything else. if you look at the polling, it shows a drop in support for democrats and the republicans have not been able to seize control of this. especially gay marriage and marriage equality. that is supported by the generation and for the republicans to take advantage of the opportunity that has been handed them, they will have to handle that really well. most on college campuses, you see here most of the republicans are much more supportive of the issue. it's not a threshold issue. it's critically important otherwise a wasted opportunity to seize support from folks who are looking for other opportunities to support different leaders. >> one thing that the president's reelection campaign benefitted from was turn out specifically about african-americans. they have the turn out machine for 2014. in terms of what will vote in 2013, whites 36%. hispanics 28%. african-americans 27% is down a lot from november of 2009. what do democrats have to do? can they rely on the get out the vote effort or do they hav
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
it actually reflects producers' confidence in the economy and that demand is getting better p zmo erbette. >> and that demand will follow. david, what does this say about the economies and the taper, if that happens, over the past week or so? obviously it's been a great year, but the past five days have been not so great. what's the market telling you? >> well, this is really consistent with the consolidation and small pullbacks we've seen over the last few months. really we think this will be short-lived and we look forward to a year-end rally and another strong year in 2014. >> so what do you think the market is reacting to? just the fact that prices had run up so far and people want to get some money off the table and take some profits? is it, as joe was saying off camera, a taper tantrum or what. >> i think to call it a tantrum is a little strong. you're seeing markets just a couple percentage points off their highs. so this is more has to do with the market digesting the recent gains and also expecting some tapering in 2014. but we don't think it's going to be severe, and we think th
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
. and in an economy that is not creating enough work for people who want to go to work and still not creating enough middle class jobs. >> reporter: the president is paying attention to the issue, calling for a raise in the federal minimum wage. >> it's well past the time to raise a minimum wage that in real terms right now is below where it was when harry truman was in office. >> reporter: in this push for a higher minimum wage, a higher federal minimum wage likely to not go away anytime soon. the bureau of labor statistics shows six out of ten fastest growing positions in the next decade will be low paying positions. >> a lot of folks are struggling. that's for sure. we'll be watching these protests across the nation. >>> in other headlines, vice president joe biden says china's new air defense zone over the east china sea is causing significant apprehension. he's in beijing meeting with the country's top leaders. biden says he expressed washington's firm position and expectations regarding the zone. the air space is over a disputed island chain claimed by both china and japan. biden will be headi
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
. every american worker wants a raise. but we're at a point in our economy with income inequality in america. there's a lot of folks out there that flat out need a raise to lift them out of the poverty zone. you know, people in this country right now are not in the library. they're out in the street. and the national fast food strike that unfolded this week in 130 cities across the country, i think, is a message to our congress, you better wake up. the people are way ahead of you on this. fast food workers, what they did, is that they staged -- they staged a massive protest on thursday, calling for a liveable wage. thousands of protests, and roughly 130 cities around the country went on strike to protest the minimum wage, which stands at $7.25 an hour in this country. you know, folks, this is the largest wave of protests in the history of the fast food industry. workers, basically, are fed up. their demands are very simple. he they want to live a decent life while working hard a full-time job. but many are part time that don't qualify for benefits. many of them are just asking for
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
economy. it is an important part of our way of life. host: this has been an ongoing saga over this farm bill. back in january of this year, the congress extends the farm bill until september 30. senate passes the farm bill, house passes its own farm bill. what is holding up negotiations? guest: we have been working on it for over 2.5 years. we have had a number of hearings. bringing experts in, learning a little bit more about what is working, what is not working. then we went through the normal process here it we collect regular order in congress. going through the committee process. in the house and the senate. we took those to the floor. the first version of the house bill did not pass the house floor. we divided the baby, so to speak, and did it into pieces. when you do regular order, we have allowed people to provide minutes. we have a lot of debate and discussion. i think we are closing in on getting a good farm bill. host: where will you come down on food stamps? the house republicans wanted $40 billion cut over 10 years. the senate, $4 billion. guest: first, let me say this. it
KRON
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
as for the dow jones. we are getting more respect the u.s. economy grew 3.6% and lot better than the 2 percent that we have mostly been saying. we're seeing more good nils that the economy is wrapping up. " this is on the lead to another drop in stocks. >> will be right back. [chris]still smoking up a storm? [tom]yeah.pathetic,isn't it? [chris] ever try to... [tom] quit?of course! my best time was six days. the worst was ...uh...23.4 seconds. [chris] so can i ask you... [chris & tom] why are you still smoking? [tom] [sarcastic] "it's so much fun." [chris]why not call the smokers' helpline? the program's free,and... [tom]and they'll tell me..."you oughta quit." [chris] not so. just tell them you're ready to quit. then,they'll tell you how. [tom] really? you wouldn't have that number on you,would you? >> the time is 8:57 a.m.. coming up on the kron4 morning news. freezing temperatures all over the bay area and even some black ice. we will have a team coverage coming up. >> an officer involved shooting shut down interstate 5 in stock sun this morning. we will have an update. >> a shocking and vid
KRON
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
the u.s. economy has been created over $200,000 a month. this is very good nils because the job market is strengthening. wall street is reacting positively. the >> we have been dealing with subfreezing temperatures. are you ready for the rain and snow? i will have a full detail of what to expect. [uncle]this is hopscotch,okay? uncle go one,two,one,two,one two,one. [niece]okay! [uncle]okay? [niece]one,two three,four,five,six,seven,eight! [uncle laughing] okay,we go the other way,okay? [niece]one,two,three,four,five, six,seven! [uncle laughs]there's ten spaces,you want to try again? [uncle]yeah? tell me you can'wait for christs. and you appreciate the things io. because we'll ways be a famil tell me i bring out the best iyou. ♪ that you're thankful ♪ that it won't be theame without me tell me you love m even if you say it every d. just tell . [ female announcer everyone you love has someing they need to hear this holid. tell them with a hallmark card >> welcome back. we are watching the weather perry ed there is an ice storm out of dallas. the traffic is just box of the roadway, thei
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
the whole economy goes better. i think the economy has just gone down the tubes because of the 1% who want to make the most out of the misery of others. >> the sticking point here is that these workers and folks behind them are asking for a $15 an hour federal minimum wage. that's not the only point here. they really also want to be able to unionize without any fear of retaliation. >> we'll continue to check back in with you throughout the day. thanks. >> stephanie, this latest strike is similar to once we've seen across the country, focusing on income and equality. much of that money is going to wealthier americans. the income of the top 1% grew by 31.4% since 2009, but for everyone else barely moved, growing less than has half a%. much of this battle has been over the minimum wage of $7.25. president obama suggested that rates should be hiked to $10.10 an hour. if it were tied to productively ty, one study said that figure really should be $21.72. >> temperatures are plunging right now across much of the country. a blast of arctic air is bringing bone-chilling cold along with snow and ic
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm EST
necessary to help our economy grow. that would make the right choices when it comes to how we fund the variety of things the boat -- government does. i do not have a rubber support on that except that we certainly agree with those republican leaders who have said since the debacle that they impose on the american economy ended, that they will not do that again. >> he came up and said that the shutdown was overcoming was while it happened again, and he said no. what is the white house doing to prevent that? >> again, i would refer you back to that experience./ we asked for nothing in return for keeping the government open. when itmade clear that comes to budget deal, to make a reasonable compromise to make sure that the economy grows faster, create more jobs for the middle class and it is more secure. that we make the kind of investments that help our, grown not just now but in the future. the only side in this ideological debate, or this debate that has been put forward as a copper has a plan that -- a copper has a plan that has included the development over the past couple of year
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
's trip was supposed to be about trade and the economy. now in fact it's all about the chinese military. vice president joe biden with one eye towards a possible 2016 bid is getting the chance to flex his international muscle power in asia. >> the united states has an interest in the lowering of tensions in this vital region. as i believe all the countries in northeast asia share that same interest with us. >> reporter: biden, in crisis manager mode, arrived in tokyo as the region confronts a power grab by beijing. china declared it now controls a vast portion of the air space over the east china sea and remote islands that both china and japan claim. biden will bluntly ask the chinese leaders their military intentions when he stops in china next. u.s. officials worry china's ultimate aim is a confrontation with japan. >> we, the united states, are deeply concerned. by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. this action has raised regional tensions and increased the risk of accidents and miscalculation. >> reporter: china is demanding aircraft flying thr
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
this big that has an impact on one-sixth of our economy. whatever comes up, we're going to just fix it. >> meanwhile, former president bill clinton says his recent suggestion that president obama keep his word and let people keep their health insurance plans was not aimed, or not trying to distance hills from the president's health care law in an effort to help his wife hillary's potential 2016 presidential bid. >> i said nothing about this. not one word, until the president himself spoke. i don't think you can find anybody in america who's worked harder for his re-election or supported this bill or went out of his way to explain the bill to the american people more than i did. >> so mr. clinton says he does not know whether his wife will run for president. and adds that he would support joe biden as a 2016 presidential nominee if he got the nomination. he'll support any democratic nomination. >>> notre dame is suing over obama care birth control mandates. they're doing this again. the university filed a fresh lawsuit opposing insurance for student and employees saying it goes against
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
to the economy. sounds like good news, but some economists say the numbers mask a pervasive problem just beneath the surface. record high unemployment among young americans. put these numbers into context, economist in the university of maryland business professor is here with us. good morning. >> good morning. >> so these numbers are being trumpeted all around by the president's supporters on various broadcasts we did yesterday as great news, but you say they're not what they appear to be. why? >> well, simply, the quality of jobs are not very good and most young people really are having a terrible time getting started in careers. you know, college graduates are still working at starbucks and the like, and we have a lot of college graduates who are really graduate students, not learning very much, because they can't find a job. piling up a lot of debt and so forth. >> so at what point is this assumption that every person needs to go a four-year college and then get a graduate degree going to fold under the weight of the counterevidence maybe it's smarter to join the work force earlier? >> i thi
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
has better economies of scale than google. they could be a major player here. what i expect them to do is drive even further commoditization in cloud computing. the others are going to have to figure out how to do services on top to make it profitable. >> they'll make money charging companies for operating a cloud server for them, right? >> absolutely. they're going to drop the prices on that. >> we talked a little a minute ago about tablets. idc saying pc shipments will shrink more than expected in 2013. they were down 4% last year. this year they're saying 10%. it's not as though we don't look around this room, everybody's got a desk top. most people have a laptop. but what's selling now are tablets. >> people aren't buying a lot of new pcs. 10.1% the most it's ever been down, down to 2008 levels they're projecting. they're hopeful that the losses will stabilize once these two and one pcs come out. that's kind of wishful thinking. better tablets come out they might continue to buy those. >> all about the mobility. sue? >> gentlemen, let's get the trading action here because it's a do
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
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Dec 5, 2013 4:00am PST
. >>> a federal reserve survey found the economy held steady during the 16-day government shoulddown. the government released its beige book survey yesterday. seven of the bank's 12 banking districts found the growth moderate. most will not change its stimulus program when it meets on december 17th. >>> start the presses. "newsweek" is going back into print. paper copies of "newsweek" will begin rolling off the presses next year. "newsweek" stopped publishing print editions a year ago. the magazine's owner, ibt media, wants the weekly version to be paid for by subscription fees instead of advertising. no word on how much that magazine will cost. >>> well, the super bowl is still two months away but all the ad spots for the game broadcast have been sold. that's one month earlier than last month's game. fox sports says one reason is that the super bowl will be played in the new york market. it's estimated that some 30-second spots sold for more than $4 million. >>> and, anne-marie, you have a smartphone, right? maybe a smart tv? but how about a smart bra? well, it's a concept from micr
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
chairman of how banks can capitalize on delivering loans. the payload economy. every day we're working to be an even better company - and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger. lori: all right. markets drifting a little here on the first trading day of the new month. as we do every 15 minutes let's head back down to the floor of the new york stock exchange to check in with nicole. nicole is watching krispy kreme in particular. >> that's right. we are watching krispy kreme donuts, kkd. it has a down arrow, down over 3%, take a look for yourself, down to 24.52. with this loss ahead of quarterly numbers after the bell. the stock has been on a tear however the last numbers back in august, earnings per share were less than expected. they have been facing higher costs and t
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
're going to begin with good news about the economy. the labor department reports that some 203,000 jobs were created last month. that number surpasses expectation. the unemployment rate also dropped to an even 7%, the lowest mark in five years. job growth especially strong? manufacturing and construction. >>> meanwhile, the fbi's investigating the shooting death of an american chemistry teacher on the streets of benghazi, libya. ronnie smith, you see him here just about to join his wife and young son in texas for the holidays. his murder comes days after al qaeda called for libyans to attack u.s. interests. >>> and an arizona family have survived this. this is the end of a car crash that sent that family plummeting 250 feet down a cliff. the driver with her sister and two nieces in the car, struck a patch of that ice covering so much of the country. thankfully, everyone was wearing their seatbelts so everyone in fact, only suffered minor injuries. wear those seatbelts today, please. >>> and good news from the florida everglades, as well. 35 of the 41 whales that have been stranded in sh
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
order should manage the global economy. he called for a managed economy. but it's some of the language that pope francis is using that has set something off with rush limbaugh. the idea of trickle-down economics, which means something very specific, specifically to american consumers, regan annecks, and this is something that rush can't necessarily stomach. what will be truly interesting is to see what republican catholics say about the new pope. he's called the people's pope. he's wildly popular in many parts of the world, including right here in the united states. you have paul ryan, you have our own newt gingrich, rick santorum, a guy named chris christie, who are all catholics right now. i would be shocked if these potential candidates were to go out and be critical of this pope who, as i said, is wildly popular in many parts of the country. >> you mentioned potential candidates, but catholics are also a key voting bloc, yes? >> white catholics are often seen as the key. the key swing group. you can look where white catholics vote and see how an election goes. they're seen as swing
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 4:00pm EST
the deal that lists sanctions has helped his country's economy. >> controversy over the latest project by artist christo. he'll spread fabric high above the arkansas river. some say it will damage the eco >> it's called "over the river", and this is the river, the arkansas in south central colorado. what christo wants to do is suspend hundreds of huge panels of silvery cloth, six miles of it, in eight sections along a 42 mile stretch of the river. his drawings show how the sunlight will filter through the fabric. christo says the best way to see it will be from underneath on the raft drifting through the canyon. >> there's 3,000 rapids. spectacular to see it from within the space created play of life passing under the fabric, reflecting up, not down. worked on, "over the river" for 20 years, they needed permission because the promote is in protective land. chri christo is raising the $50 million by selling works which he makes by hand. christo and his wife, jeanne-claude became known for controversial problems, each unique in its own way. >> the project is in the mind of thousands tryi
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
with the eu and, instead, turn towards moscow to save ukraine's ailing economy. >> i want a new government that listens to the people and doesn't treat us like animals. >> we are here to the fight for our rights so that our kids are brought up in a good country without corruption and where everything is fair. >> the crisis here is reaching a crucial moment. president yanokovich believes he can survive with moscow's help but the protesters say they are ready for a long fight to achieve their aims. tim friend, al jazeera, kiev. the president of the central african republic admits he does not have control over his country. his favorite allies have been engaged in heavy fighting, and has killed nearly 400 people. the united states approved france sending soldiers which seems to have been calming the violence. our nizine ms. you'mizzuri has on cha challenges they face >> reporter: people find refuge in a church. it is better to sleep here than at home. it is some day for the church bells are sigh lengths. t they only ring to warn a danger. police had no such warning when celica killed most of
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm PST
but yesterday says she feels fine go get 'em. >> we got revised numbers on the economy and it looked great and still the dow is down today. i bottom line cavuto. -- i blame cavuto. if it's bad, it's cavuto. >> ca-ching, ca-ching, the new obamacare girl. winning a contest aimed at getting young people to sign up, telling them not to worry about the price tag. good thing she isn't because it's looking like the rest ofy . >> go ahead and sing it up but young people still ain't signing up, and as the new poll is any indication they won't be anytime soon. the polls finding only 22% of young people, the so-called
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
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Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
important economy in the world going. you got to have immigration reform. you have to have a competitive tax code. you have to do something about debt and education. this is all about problem solving. so no labels being at the sweet spot of where i think where the american people are and where they will be in the next couple of election cycles will therefore be in a place where most elected officials are going to want to be, not because it's the right thing politically, but because it's the right thing for this country. >> senator, you served in the senate for over a decade. how did things change when you were serving and how useful would a group like no labels have been early in the career or if they changed towards the end of the career in the senate? >> that's a good question. the senate has changed dramatically in the last 13 or 14 years. it's changed. it's just a completely different universe since my father's time. i'll tell you a story. it was 1968, my father was running for the first re-election. democrat in indiana. the republican leader at that time was illinois, came up to my fath
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
changes. >> this city and the economy seem to be blooming for people who have access to greater education and more experience in high-tech industry and but not necessarily people who are in our neighborhoods. >> with high-rises leading to higher rents there will be a demand for affordable housing for people who feel their being squeezed out. >>> time now 6:41. the 9ers only have two more scheduled games at candlestick. wait until you hear what it will cost to say good-bye. >> how about the market opened up about 10 minutes ago on this thursday? take a quick peek at the early numbers on wall street. everything is down. we'll have more with kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. coming up. [s[man] no one told her,right?a. [son]hi! [mom screams] cold when an apartment buil caught fire in san leandro. at >>> we're following some breaking news now. dozens of children were left out in the freezing cold when an apartment building caught fire in san leandro. this is a live look at chateau bleu apartments on bancroft. it started at 4:30 this morning. about 50 people including the children e
KRON
Dec 5, 2013 4:00am PST
lost two points. we will see if the u.s. economy will add more jobs for the month of november and whether not they unemployment numbers will change. >> big software companies are abetting the next big trend in personal computers will be of the were both kind. microsoft research says that it's started developing a smart bra. it seems a distant oscar really help women who are for instance on diets. researchers said that this march bra would be embedded with physiological sensors. the sensors will monitor your heart activity to keep track of your emotions and help combat over eating. at this point, the product is not slated to actually go on the market. >> will be right back. ♪ me d yo.. irarlli uarechocate... a ltle ndezus savor r luiousilli coinedith r sl melng ccola. ♪ that ttleewarfor l e thgs y do.♪ onlyrom irarlli. >> welcome back. the time is 5:30 a.m.. we have released cold temperatures outside. a lot of people are just said 21 degrees. >> napa up was down to about 19 degrees. it looks like livermore is now a 28 degrees and vallejo was still in the lord 20's santa r
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
expected reports on the economy will mean the federal reserve will start pulling back the stimulus program. >>> happy van winkle sells just 7,000 cases of the bourbon. made even more rare by the recent theft around $26,000. >>> as the search for the thief continues. >> be able to -- it is an inside job. >> the sheriff isn't buying this was all a publicity stunt. >> i was going to post a photo on facebook. >> it's one of her explaining she's teaching students how quickly a photo can beseen by
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
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Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
dangerous materials from entering occupied territory and the six mile restrictions hurt the economy and al jazeera's nick has more from jerusalem. >> six years israel controlled the seas and today activists wanted to take them back and living in gaza cannot go six miles from the coast and war ships block everything going in and going out and they say that strangled the economy and so they challenge the blockade and going straight for israeli ships and aware of the risk and they arrested and they attacked for sailing more than six miles out. >> we are armed with international law and they saying this is our sea, this is our land, this is our sky, you shouldn't be here. >> reporter: by challenging the blockade israel may stop or attack them but with two thirds of the people in gaza living on $6 a day they have nothing to loose and it's about security and fired rockets from gaza into israel and israel said to prevent it it most block cement that have been used in attacks. and for palestinians this is about their livelihood in an area where raw sewage runs through the streets and power cuts a
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am PST
this debt ceiling thing, if we don't pass it, the whole economy collapses. >> the older members who have to slowly walk them through. >> the last couple of years have been a pretty good demonstration of the value and not having term limits. we're running out of time. i got a few here i might as well share in no particular order, i'll put them out there. gerald ford was right to pardon richard nixon. i don't know if that is popular. i think he was. i don't like -- i hate -- i hate the idea of a balanced budget amendment. at the federal level. maybe different at the state level. i cheer against -- let me qualify this, when it comes to basketball, in the summer olympics, i tend to cheer against -- i tend to cheer for the team playing the united states, in basketball only, because the united states is such a -- this is really unpopular. because the -- it is such a -- they're beating up on the -- the united states versus this toiny country. i shouldn't have confessed it. and that's the danger of this segment. >> in new york to say that. >> i'm sorry. i love you, america. >>> political figure
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